Nine innings with Mr. Baseball.
Friday, July 5
The dangerous work of harvesting your food.
The author participates in the Society for Creative Anachronism’s “Crown Lyst, the twice-yearly event when knights will battle with ancient weapons and the victor will be named the new king.”
How a financial advisor for NHL players may have orchestrated a massive fraud.
The rise and fall and rise of Hill flack Kurt Bardella, and what it says about D.C. culture.
Thursday, July 4
“Morning and night the hordes of clerks and stenographers and business men who fill the offices of down-town New York have poured across Newspaper Row and City Hall Park with scarcely a glance at the labor progressing underfoot that is going to bring them so many minutes nearer their work in the morning, and at night so many minutes nearer their play.”
A pivotal Civil Rights rally recalled, 50 years later.
A Southland Tales fanboy goes down the rabbit hole with the movie’s director.
Wednesday, July 3
How Robert Gottlieb quelled a rebellion and saved The New Yorker.
Note: Elon Green is a contributing editor to Longform.
On the grifter who made a living forging the signatures of American heroes.
Embedded with the “hotshots” trying to battle forest fires.